Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Trapped lion rescued from Gir forest

PTI | 08:12 PM,Dec 15,2011

Ahmedabad, Dec 15 (PTI) A lion was rescued after it got caught in a trap in Gir forest in Junagadh district, forest officials said today. The incident took place in the North range of Gir forest late last night. The lion had got entangled in the trap, which was made out of barbed wires and had started roaring, they said. "After the lion got trapped, the villagers heard his cries and informed us," range forest officer J D Gojiya said. "We rushed to the spot and rescued the lion and sent him to Sakkarbaug Zoo in Junagadh city for treatment," he said. A search is on for the person, who had laid the trap, in which, the lion was caught, Gojiya said. PTI PB PD NP
Source: http://ibnlive.in.com/generalnewsfeed/news/trapped-lion-rescued-from-gir-forest/931563.html

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